Serial: 6N Episode Nos. 615, 616, 617, and 618. Title: Frontios
On the outer reaches of the universe in the far future, the TARDIS is forced down on the planet
Frontios, where they find a struggling colony of some of the last surviving humans under constant
bombardment from the skies above. The Doctor and his companions come to understand their
plight much better when they themselves are marooned there too as the TARDIS is destroyed
during one such attack....
starring Peter Davison as the Doctor, Janet Fielding as Tegan, and Mark Strickson as Turlough.
Written by Christopher H. Bidmead, Produced by John Nathan-Turner, and Directed by Ron Jones.
- All 4 episodes of the story, digitally remastered and restored.
- Graphical menus, episode and scene selection features, and subtitles for
the hearing impaired.
- Optional commentary track by actors Peter Davison and Jeff Rawle (Plantagenet),
John Gillett (the Gravis), script editor Eric Saward, and special sound designer
- Information Text subtitles option. Displays pop-up production trivia throughout
- “Driven to Distraction” A new 33-minute behind-the-scenes featurette featuring
interviews with writer Christopher H. Bidmead, script editor Eric Saward, production
designer David Buckingham, and actors Peter Davison, Mark Strickson, Jeff Rawle,
and John Gillett.
- Deleted and Extended Scenes. A 16-minute package of deleted footage from
over 30 different scenes.
- Photo Gallery. A 5-minute package of still photos taken during the production.
- Isolated Music track. Selecting this will play the episodes with only the incidental
Coming Soon trailer for Earthstory,
a 2-story box set coming to the
be released as
separate stories in
- PDF Materials. : the Radio Times listings are available as a .pdf file if you put the disc
into a computer.